BERT Training Fund
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BERT Training Fund (BTF) is a joint union and Employer initiative which provides members of the Building Employees Redundancy Trust (BERT) with funding and assistance to improve their skills.
BERT Training Fund (BTF) assists in the training of workers in the building and construction industry who are members of the Building Employees Redundancy Trust (BERT). Through skills training, workers can increase their skills, knowledge and expertise. This leads to better employment options, higher wages and a more productive industry.
What’s Funded under the BERT Training Fund:
CPCCDE3014A Remove non-friable asbestos (b-class)
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (length 11m or more)
First Aid & CPR
Health and Safety Representative Course (WHSQ approved training course)
Funding Eligibility Criteria
BTF will not generally reimburse the full cost of training.
It is important to know how much will be reimbursed before you commit to the training.
Applications are formally notified of the level of support BTF can provide (via mail, email, text).
Approval of applications and the amount to be funded will be provided to applicants within ten (10) working days of the grant being lodged.